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[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, May 1941]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. in May 1941. The letter is written on the back of a program for Mothers' and Dads' Day at A&M. He tells his parents when to come to the college to see a review, and mentions that he made reservations for his family to dine in the mess hall. He declines an offer to be a leader at a summer camp because he'll still be in school. He concludes by deciding to work and save money.
Date: 1941
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from Robert Parker, Abbie T., and Josephine Willis to Clara and John T. Willis Sr., May 29, 1925]

Description: Letter from Robert Parker, Abbie T. and Josephine Willis to Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on May 29, 1925. They congratulate Clara and John T. Willis on the birth of their daughter, ask what they will name her, and suggest they come to see them.
Date: May 29, 1925
Creator: Willis, Robert Parker; Willis, Abbie T. & Willis, Josephine
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Scrapbook: "A Spring Week-End with The Admiral and Anne Marie on a Coloradean Cruise"]

Description: Scrapbook entitled "A Spring Week-End with The Admiral and Anne Marie on a Coloradean Cruise," with photos of Clara Evans Willis, John T. Willis, Sr., Bess Kirby, Louise Bidelspach, Anna Leigh Zimmerman, and others on a cruise down the Colorado River.
Date: unknown
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Sr. & Willis, Clara Evans
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from Robert Parker Willis to Clara E. and John T. Willis, Sr., October 20, 1925]

Description: Letter from Robert Parker Willis to Clara E. and John T. Willis, Sr. on October 10, 1925. He sends his sympathies upon hearing of the death of their daughter, and apologizes that his family cannot come down to see them. He asks if they have received the flowers his family sent, and asks them to come see him, as his daughter is anxious to see John Todd Willis, Jr. again.
Date: October 20, 1925
Creator: Willis, Robert Parker
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Maundy Thursday Kneeler]

Description: Photograph of a Maundy Thursday Kneeler given by Todd Bradford Willis to the First United Methodist Church in Waco in memory of Clara E. and John T. Willis, Sr. A rendering of a golden chalice occupies the center of the kneeler. A cross comes up from the chalice, and it is flanked on both sides by palm branches. On the left, a green fish carries a basket of bread on its back, and to the right, a grapevine with two bunches of grapes is flanked by two blue birds. A pattern of red and gold crosses run across the top and bottom of the kneeler.
Date: 1984
Creator: Willis, T. Bradford
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, August 30, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on August 30, 1944. Willis mentions that the mail is getting through again, and regrets hearing that Waco has been so hot recently. He recalls that dove season opens on September 1st, and he wishes he could go. He also mentions that he's talked to a friend who recently got married, and Willis doesn't think his friend was in the right position to get married. He's gone swimming a lot recently, and he hasn't gotten to see Robert, Jr. yet.
Date: August 30, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis